People: Leucadia National Corp (LUK)

LUK on New York Consolidated

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15 Apr 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Joseph Steinberg

69 2013 Chairman of the Board

Brian Friedman

57 2013 President, Director

Richard Handler

51 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Joseph Orlando

58 1996 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Justin Wheeler

40 2012 Chief Operating Officer, Vice President

Michael Sharp

2013 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Thomas Mara

67 2007 Executive Vice President

Barbara Lowenthal

68 1996 Vice President, Comptroller

Rocco Nittoli

54 2007 Vice President, Treasurer

Joseph O'Connor

37 2007 Vice President

Linda Adamany

60 2014 Director

Francisco Borges

59 2013 Director

W. Patrick Campbell

67 2013 Independent Director

Robert Joyal

68 2013 Independent Director

Jeffrey Keil

69 2004 Independent Director

Michael O'Kane

67 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Joseph Steinberg

Mr. Joseph S. Steinberg is Chairman of the Board of Leucadia National Corp. Mr. Steinberg is Chairman of the Board of HomeFed; Mr. Steinberg has an approximate 8.6% equity interest in HomeFed, trusts for the benefit of Mr. Steinberg’s children have an approximate .8% equity interest in HomeFed, a private charitable trust, as to which Mr. Steinberg disclaims beneficial ownership, has an approximate .5% equity interest in HomeFed and a private trust, as to which Mr. Steinberg disclaims beneficial ownership, has an approximate .3% equity interest in HomeFed. Mr. Steinberg is also a director of Jefferies. Mr. Steinberg serves on the Boards of HomeFed and Jefferies at the request of the Company, to oversee the Company’s investment in each such company. Mr. Steinberg previously served as a director of Mueller, Fortescue, FINOVA, White Mountains Insurance Group and Jordan Industries Inc. Mr. Steinberg has managerial and investing experience in a broad range of businesses through his more than 30 years as President and a director of the Company.

Brian Friedman

Mr. Brian P. Friedman serves as President, Director of Leucadia National Corp. Mr. Friedman has been a director and executive officer of Jefferies since July 2005, and has been Chairman of the Executive Committee of Jefferies since 2002. Since 1997, Mr. Friedman has served as President of Jefferies Capital Partners (formerly known as FS Private Investments), a private equity fund management company now controlled by Mr. Friedman in which Jefferies has an ownership interest. Mr. Friedman was previously employed by Furman Selz LLC and its successors, including serving as Head of Investment Banking and a member of its Management and Operating Committees. Prior to his 17 years with Furman Selz and its successors, Mr. Friedman was an attorney with the New York City law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. As a result of his management of various private equity funds and the equity positions those funds hold in their portfolio companies, Mr. Friedman serves on several boards of directors of private portfolio companies, and since May 2012 has served on the board of directors of Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc., a public company that owns and operates two restaurant chains. Mr. Friedman also served on the board of the general partner of K-Sea Transportation L.P. from 2004 through 2011, and served on the board of directors of Carrols Restaurant Group from June 2009 through May 2012.

Richard Handler

Mr. Richard B. Handler serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of Leucadia National Corp. Mr. Handler has been Chairman of Jefferies since February 2002, and Chief Executive Officer of Jefferies since January 2001. Mr. Handler has also served as Chief Executive Officer of Jefferies LLC, Jefferies’ principal operating subsidiary, since January 2001 and as President of Jefferies since May 2006. Mr. Handler was first elected to the board of directors of Jefferies in May 1998. He was Managing Director of High Yield Capital Markets at Jefferies from May 1993 until February 2000, after co-founding that group as an Executive Vice President in April 1990. He is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Handler Family Foundation, a non-profit foundation working primarily with underprivileged youth. Mr. Handler received an MBA from Stanford University in 1987, where he serves as a member of the Advisory Council for the University’s Graduate School of Business. He received his BA in Economics from the University of Rochester in 1983 where he also serves on the Board of Trustees, is Chairman of the University’s Finance Committee and Co-Chairman of its Capital Campaign.

Joseph Orlando

Mr. Joseph A. Orlando is no longer Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Leucadia National Corp., effective August 31, 2014. Mr. Orlando, a certified public accountant, has served as Chief Financial Officer of the Company since April 1996 and as Vice President of the Company since January 1994.

Justin Wheeler

Mr. Justin R. Wheeler is Chief Operating Officer, Vice President of Leucadia National Corp. Mr. Wheeler joined the Company in March 2000, and has served in a variety of capacities in the Company’s subsidiaries and as Vice President of the Company since October 2006. In addition, he has served as a director of INTL FCStone Inc. since November 2004 and was a director of ACF. Mr. Wheeler holds an M.B.A. from Brigham Young University and a B.A. in Finance and French from Utah State University.

Michael Sharp

Thomas Mara

Mr. Thomas E. Mara is Executive Vice President of Leucadia National Corp. Mr. Mara joined the Company in April 1977 and was elected Vice President of the Company in May 1977. He has served as Executive Vice President of the Company since May 1980 and as Treasurer of the Company from January 1993 to May 2007. In addition, he is a director of Inmet (since August 2005) and previously served as a director and Chief Executive Officer of FINOVA.

Barbara Lowenthal

Ms. Barbara L. Lowenthal is Vice President, Comptroller of Leucadia National Corp. Ms. Lowenthal, is a certified public accountant.

Rocco Nittoli

Mr. Rocco J. Nittoli is Vice President, Treasurer of Leucadia National Corp. Mr. Nittoli joined the Company in September 1997, and has served in a variety of capacities at the Company’s subsidiaries and as Treasurer of the Company since May 2007, and as Vice President of the Company since September 2007.

Joseph O'Connor

Mr. Joseph M. O'Connor is Vice President of Leucadia National Corp. Mr. O’Connor joined the Company in August 2001.

Linda Adamany

Ms. Linda L. Adamany is Director of the Company. Ms. Adamany is a member of the board of directors of AMEC plc, as well as the chair-elect of the board’s ethics committee. AMEC plc is an engineering, project management and consultancy company listed on the London Stock Exchange that services the global oil and gas, minerals and metals, clean energy, environment and infrastructure markets. Ms. Adamany is also a member of the board of directors of Coeur Mining, Inc., as well as the chair of its audit committee. Coeur Mining, Inc. is the largest U.S.-based primary silver producer and a growing gold producer listed on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges. Ms. Adamany is a former member of the board of directors of National Grid plc. Ms. Adamany enjoyed a 27-year career with BP plc, most recently serving as a member of the Refining & Marketing Executive Committee responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and human resource management of BP plc’s $45 billion Refining & Marketing business segment. Ms. Adamany is a Certified Public Accountant and received a B.Sc. in Business Administration with a major in Accounting, magna cum laude, from John Carroll University and has also undertaken post-graduate study at Harvard, Cambridge and Tsinghua universities.

Francisco Borges

Mr. Francisco L. Borges is Director of Leucadia National Corp. Mr. Borges is Chairman of Landmark Partners, an institutional alternative investment firm, specializing in private equity and real estate secondary market acquisitions. Prior to joining Landmark, Mr. Borges served as managing director of Financial Guaranty Insurance Company. Mr. Borges was Treasurer of the State of Connecticut, served as Deputy Mayor of the City of Hartford and legal counsel for The Travelers Insurance Company. Mr. Borges is a member of the Board of Directors of Assured Guaranty, Davis Selected Funds and is Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network. He is a Board member of the Knight Foundation, the University of Connecticut Medical/Dental School and Health Center Board of Directors and serves on the Millbrook School Board of Trustees. Mr. Borges is a former member of the Board and Treasurer of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and Board of Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. Mr. Borges received a B.A. from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, and a J.D. from the University of Connecticut - School of Law.

W. Patrick Campbell

Mr. W. Patrick Campbell serves as an Independent Director of Leucadia National Corp. Mr. Campbell has been a director of Jefferies Group LLC (formerly Jefferies Group, Inc.) (“Jefferies”) since January 2000. Mr. Campbell was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Magex Limited from August 2000 to April 2002 and is currently an independent consultant in the media and telecom field. From 1994 until October 1999, Mr. Campbell was Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development at Ameritech Corp. where he was a member of the Management Committee and directed all corporate strategy and merger and acquisition activity. From 1989 to 1994, Mr. Campbell served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Columbia TriStar Home Video, a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company, and has previously been President of RCA/Columbia Pictures International Video. Mr. Campbell has also been a director of Black & Veatch since November 1999.

Robert Joyal

Mr. Robert E. Joyal serves as an Independent Director of Leucadia National Corp. Mr. Joyal has been a director of Jefferies since January 2006. Previously, Mr. Joyal was the President of Babson Capital Management LLC, an investment management firm, a position that he held from 2001 until his retirement in June 2003. Mr. Joyal served as Managing Director of Babson from 2000 to 2001. He also served as Executive Director from 1997 to 1999 and Vice President and Managing Director from 1987-1997 of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, a mutually-owned financial protection, accumulation and income management company (“MassMutual”). Mr. Joyal was a director of Scottish Reinsurance Group, Ltd. (2007-2011) and a director of Alabama Aircraft Industries, Inc. (2003-2010). Mr. Joyal is a director of various investment managers and funds that are affiliated with the Massachusetts Mutual Financial Group and various private equity and mezzanine funds sponsored by First Israel Mezzanine Investors. Mr. Joyal has been a director of Kimco Insurance Company since 2007 and has served as a director of Ormat Technologies since 2012.

Jeffrey Keil

Mr. Jeffrey C. Keil serves as an Independent Director of Leucadia National Corp. Mr. Keil is a private investor who had been President and a director of Republic New York Corporation and Vice Chairman of Republic National Bank of New York from 1984 to 1996. Mr. Keil is currently a director of a privately held trust company, the non-executive chairman of a privately held registered investment advisor and a director of a privately held manager. Since January 2012, Mr. Keil has served on the Board of Directors of The St. Joe Company, the business of which is residential and commercial real estate, rural land sales and forestry. Mr. Keil was formerly a director of Presidential Life Insurance Company and Anthracite Capital, Inc. a specialty real estate finance company. Mr. Keil has managerial experience in the domestic and international banking sector, as well as in real estate and investing. He also has experience serving on the boards of directors of both public and private companies. He has served on committees of both public and private companies, including audit committees, as well as serving as Chair of the Company’s Audit Committee.

Michael O'Kane

Mr. Michael T. O'Kane serves as an Independent Director of Leucadia National Corp. Mr. O’Kane has been a director of Jefferies since May 2006. From 1986 to 2004, Mr. O’Kane served in various capacities for TIAA-CREF, first as a Managing Director—Private Placements from 1986 to 1990, then as Managing Director—Structured Finance from 1990 to 1996 and finally as Senior Managing Director—Securities Division from 1986 to 2004, when he was responsible for approximately $120 billion of fixed income and $3.5 billion of private equity assets under management. Since August 2005, Mr. O’Kane has also served on the board of directors and on the Audit, Finance and Risk Oversight Committee of Assured Guaranty, Ltd. In addition, Mr. O’Kane served on the Board of Trustees of Scholarship America, a non-profit company engaged in providing scholarships for young students to attend college, from 2001 to 2006. Mr. O’Kane was also the Chief Financial Officer of Motor Coils Manufacturing Company during 1984 and 1985.

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Joseph Steinberg

661,599 17,442,020

Brian Friedman

0 0

Richard Handler

0 0

Joseph Orlando

141,000 2,090,972

Justin Wheeler

19,742 100,388

Michael Sharp

0 0

Thomas Mara

235,000 3,447,148

Barbara Lowenthal

15,000 93,675

Rocco Nittoli

0 0

Joseph O'Connor

0 0

Linda Adamany

0 0

Francisco Borges

0 0

W. Patrick Campbell

0 0

Robert Joyal

0 0

Jeffrey Keil

0 0

Michael O'Kane

0 0
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